Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'

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